Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the
It’s not hard to coax an opinion out of Marc Andreessen. The tall, bald, spring-loaded venture capitalist, who invented the first mainstream internet browser, co-founded Netscape, then made a fortune as an early investor in Twitter and Facebook, has since become Silicon Valley’s resident philosopher-king.
The Myth Of Magical Crowdfunding -- And What Actually Works - Forbes
I’ve been reporting on crowdfunding since it first started to take off in the U.S., around the time crowd-lending site Prosper.com debuted here in 2006. Now, it seems every startup owner and creative artist I meet has a Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign going on.
At long last, VCs are drawn to financial services - The Deal Pipeline
But the VC crowd has transformed its collective attitude, an about-face apparent both in a significant increase in investment and in the popularization of the neologism "fintech," a broad term that refers to VC investments in tech-focused financial services plays.
Realty Mogul Successfully Crowdfunds Apartment Complex in Indianapolis - Crowdfund Insider
“This transaction follows another recent funding of ours that was also in the Indianapolis area,” said Jilliene Helman, CEO of Realty Mogul. “The English Village complex represented an opportunity for our investors to participate in a multi-family residential project with potential value-add rental upside through Birge & Held’s planned renovation program.